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3-Fluorobenzoic acid, 99% - CAS 455-38-9 - Formula C7H5FO2


Certificate of Analysis

3-Fluorobenzoic acid, 99%

CAS: 455-38-9 MDL: MFCD00002489  EINECS: 207-248-0
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Chemical Properties

Formula: C7H5FO2  Melting point: 122-124°
Formula weight: 140.11  Density: 1.474

Literature References

Lithiation of the unprotected acid, with 2.2 moles of s-BuLi in the presence of TMEDA, occurs at the 2-position; subsequent reaction with hexachloroethane or dibromotetrachloroethane provides access to 2-chloro-3-fluoro- and 2-bromo-3-fluorobenzoic acid respectively: Tetrahedron Lett., 36, 881 (1995); Bull. Soc. Chim. Fr., 133, 133 (1996).

Other References

Beilstein: 1906920
Harmonized Tariff Code:   2916.39

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements : H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements : P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501A

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Harmful or Irritant

Risk & Safety

Risk Phrases: 36/37/38
Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
Safety Phrases: 26-37
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. Wear suitable gloves.